SAO Press Releases
Man Pleads Guilty to Thefts in Mt. Vernon, Nearby Neighborhoods
For Immediate Release 2/24/2015
Carl Johnson pled guilty Tuesday morning to several burglary and theft related charges. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Johnson has numerous theft and burglary related convictions on his criminal record, and was out on parole for a previous burglary when he was arrested last year.
Man Faces Up to 55 Years for Murder
For Immediate Release 2/18/2015
Charles Morris was convicted of 2nd degree murder today for his role in the death of David Armstrong. Morris was also found guilty of using a handgun in a crime of violence, illegally carrying a handgun, and prohibited possession of a handgun. He faces up to 55 years in prison.Â Assistant Stateâ€™s Attorney Traci Robinson prosecuted the case.
Car Theft Conviction Obtained Amid Jungle of Ravens, Panthers & RATT
For Immediate Release 2/11/2015
Delaware resident and Ravens season ticket holder, Jerome Kossol, drove his 2013 Chrystler 200 to the Patapsco light rail station to ride the light rail to M&T Bank Stadium on September 28, 2014. That night, Kossol watched the Ravens win 38-10 against the Carolina Panthers, but he lost his car to Terrell Myers.
Public Enemy No. 1 Darryl Anderson Sentenced to Life Plus 240 years
For Immediate Release 3/24/15
Public Enemy Number One, Darryl Anderson, was sentenced Tuesday to life plus 240 years for several violent offenses including two counts for murder in the second degree, and six counts of attempted murder in the second degree.
DNA Match in Cold Case Leads to Life Sentence Plus 20 Years for Violent Repeat Offender
For Immediate Release 2/4/2015
Neferkhper Uaenra-el, also known as Reginald Bellamy, was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to life plus 20 years. Bellamy was convicted in October of 1st degree rape, 1st degree sex offense, attempted 1st degree sex offense, and false imprisonment. Bellamy had previously been convicted of attempted murder in Montgomery County.
Marilyn Mosby, Stateâ€™s Attorney for Baltimore City, Announces Second Indictment of Michael Maurice Johnson
For Immediate Release 2/3/2015
Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City Stateâ€™s Attorney, announced the second indictment against Michael Maurice Johnson for the murder of Phylicia Barnes today. Johnson was charged with 2nd degree murder.
Mosby Rounds Out Team with Communications Director & Community Affairs Director, Others
For Immediate Release 2/2/2015
Newly elected Baltimore City Stateâ€™s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, announced several new hires to her administration Monday morning.
Justice Won for Family of Slain Victim, Random Street Violence
For Immediate Release 2/2/2015
Fifty year old, Charles Johnson, was beaten to death with what investigators believe to be a utility wrench in July of 2012. On Wednesday, James Pitts and Tyrell Brogden were found guilty of 2nd degree murder for beating Johnsonâ€”at total stranger to both Pitts and Brogdenâ€”to death in the 1800 block of W. North Ave. Assistant Stateâ€™s Attorney Sharon Holback prosecuted the case.
Dedicated Patrolman's Police Work Takes Down Nuisance Drug Dealer
For Immediate Release 1/30/2015
Patrecio Brown was found guilty on Tuesday January 27th, 2015 of attempted distribution of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Brownâ€™s sentencing hearing is set for April 27th, 2015. Assistant Stateâ€™s Attorney Cara Lewis tried the case.
Man Found Guilty of Alleged Execution Style Murder
For Immediate Release 1/29/2015
On January 14, 2015, a Baltimore City jury found Alvin Kelley Jr., 27, guilty of 2nd degree murder and use of a handgun during a crime of violence in relation to the death of Jefferie Allen Thomas, Jr. The shooting occurred on August 4, 2012, in the 3000 block of W. Garrison Avenue in Baltimore City.